Dustin A. Carlson, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Esophageal Gastroenterology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Wisconsin Madison School of Medicine and Public Health - 2009
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2012
Fellowships:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2016

Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

271 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

59 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

59 Reviews

August 25, 2023

5.0

He was very kind and took the time, he sat and talk to me and saw my concerns.

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August 22, 2023

5.0

Seems to be very interested in my problems.

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August 12, 2023

5.0

Doctor, was very helpful , explaining to me , what medication may help.

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August 11, 2023

5.0

Knowledgeable. Compassionate

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August 05, 2023

5.0

Very happy with results

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Because he is just so unexplainable good about filling any request.

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August 01, 2023

5.0

Had ideas to help explore what if any additional options I may have regarding my problem.

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July 28, 2023

5.0

Responsive and timely

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Over 45 years I have come across many doctors and surgeons, but very few make you feel like they care about your well-being and never make you feel rushed or an inconvenience because of a question you might be asking at that time. Dr. Carlson is one of those few doctors who always made sure I understood everything that was happening or might happen, making sure I was comfortable with it and explaining why he was comfortable with the decision as well. His bedside manner is unparalleled.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

Dr Carlson takes the time to listen and seems to really care. He doesn’t rush through and answers all questions I have.

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July 25, 2023

5.0

He was very personalable, and listened to my concerns.

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Friendly and nice personality. Listened and wasn’t rushed We will see if treatment plan helps

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July 11, 2023

5.0

Genuinely seems to care about patients. Explains things very well.

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June 23, 2023

5.0

Professional, personal care, excellent bedside manner

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June 10, 2023

4.0

He's an excellent esophageal specialist.

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June 03, 2023

5.0

Friendly and thorough, although he is in downtown Chicago.

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May 26, 2023

5.0

Took time to listen — good clinical manner.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carlson is very caring and knowledgeable. He listened and I agreed with his recommendations.

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May 06, 2023

5.0

Personable and attentive

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April 28, 2023

5.0

Excellent care and make sure that you understand everything, They want your input to what’s going v on to find the best care for you as a patient. The nurse [ ] today was so pleasant and caring.

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April 26, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carlson was very nice and patient and professional explained the whole procedure so that I could have a good understanding of what was going to take place during my surgery. Dr. Carlson is a great doctor and I appreciate him.

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April 14, 2023

5.0

He listens to me and takes time to explain all my concerns and any questions I have. Love him !!!

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April 05, 2023

5.0

Genuinely listened...and started his diagnosis from there. Sounds simple...but lots of MD's don't do that.

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March 31, 2023

5.0

Caring and professional

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March 27, 2023

5.0

He listens to your concerns and I feel is very thorough. Always appreciate seeing him.

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March 17, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carlson took the time to understand my current symptoms. He made me feel at ease when asking questions. I never felt rushed and felt confident that Dr. Carlson wanted to get to the bottom of why my symptoms are happening.

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March 17, 2023

5.0

Nice. Concerned. He’ll check on all my tests I’ve had done. I’m hopeful he will help me

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Listens;asks pertinent questions; develops plan with patient feedback and wished;. Caring

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February 14, 2023

5.0

Dr Carlson listened to all my concerns and came up with a treatment plan. Very caring.

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February 11, 2023

5.0

What wonderful bedside manner and Dr [ ] was wonderful too. Both doctors wanted to help me with my swallowing challenges to help improve my quality of life. We have a plan in place for some tests

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February 10, 2023

5.0

personality and expertise

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February 07, 2023

5.0

Caring and concerned. Great followup and suggestions

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February 05, 2023

5.0

I had some questions about a possible colonoscopy and Dr. Carlson carefully explained about how we can do the prep this time so I can be fully ready for the test. We also discussed my one med that he prescribes and I have a clearer understanding about continuing to take it.

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February 03, 2023

5.0

Went well easy to talk to

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February 02, 2023

5.0

Dr. Attentive to my medical issues

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January 30, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carlson was great! He introduced himself before the procedure and came back to recovery to go over general findings, which made me feel relieved after the procedure.

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January 13, 2023

5.0

seemed in informed

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January 06, 2023

5.0

Ease of talking with him, understanding of medical condition, asked me follow up questions

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December 18, 2022

5.0

Always courteous, respectful and detailed. A great communicator!

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December 13, 2022

5.0

He’s responsive, attentive, caring, patient and understanding, he explains things well and takes time, doesn’t act dismissive or as if he’s too busy for you.

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December 10, 2022

5.0

He is a very stay in touch type of doctor who shows concern for his patient.

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December 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Carlson is extremely knowledgeable, thorough, patient and empathetic.

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November 29, 2022

5.0

Dr. Dustin Carlson is very knowledgeable and shows great regard for my health. It's refreshing to have a doctor who cares and takes the time to explain things and address my concerns.

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November 19, 2022

5.0

Good rapport with patient, listens and asks probing questions, develops a plan that actually includes input from patient. Has a plan B and C.

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November 18, 2022

5.0

Very caring and thoughtful. Took the time to address my questions

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November 12, 2022

5.0

responsive. thoughtful. good listener.

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November 09, 2022

5.0

Listens and gives his time 100%

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November 05, 2022

5.0

All in all a good experience for a nervous patient.

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November 04, 2022

5.0

Dr. Was patient and thorough in answering my many questions.

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October 28, 2022

5.0

We felt he was professional and informative

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October 26, 2022

5.0

He spoke soicoud understand him.

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October 15, 2022

5.0

Friendly and explained what was going to happen.

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October 14, 2022

5.0

Dr. Carlson is very caring and knowledgeable doctors and he takes his time to explain the condition and how the medication works and according to that hip does plan of care and Put referral to see other doctors and therapist there’s done my diagnosis and radiology reports.

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October 06, 2022

5.0

recommended by my doctor, he was a good listener and made a plan that I thought would be helpful and at the same time conservative. Very grateful

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September 30, 2022

5.0

Very professional, listens well , uses team approach

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September 27, 2022

5.0

He's a great doctor to deal with.

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September 20, 2022

5.0

Dr Carlson and his team are very attentive to my needs. Listen and answer all my questions

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September 11, 2022

5.0

Technical expert in his field with direct approach taking a step method to patient care

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September 11, 2022

5.0

Dr was concerned with my health

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